Avner זל , the eldest son of Ovadia & Erica was born in Petah Tikva (2.8.1962), brother of Amos, Jacob and Michael Goldman.
A member of the Bnei Akiva Movement, a young adult who was trained as a guide in the movement, and instructed youth in the immigrants' neighborhood.
Graduated high school with honors, in physics, and during his many free hours traveling around the country, he did sports, fitness and snap training.
On May 5, 1981, Avner enlisted in the Army, after being accepted into course No. 100 at the Air Force Training Base.
In March 1983, he successfully completed the flight course in helicopter training at the flight school, and after an operational training course was placed on the Yasur Helicopter Squadron, the Dorsey Night Squadron, where he was certified as pilot and acquired experience.
After completing the training period, he returned to Tel Nof Squadron, and after that he was released from the permanent service.
After a period of study at the Tel Aviv University Faculty of Engineering he graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering and began working in the high-tech industry.
He managed to combine the world of flying with the computer world. He served as commander of Horizon's Computing Unit, continuing to work as a pilot, 50 days a year, including on-duty rosters and on-shifts. During his role as a tour pilot, permanent and reserve, he participated in many operations in Israel and beyond the borders of the country, and was a partner in saving human lives, civilians and soldiers. When she resumed the combat reserve statutory age, he volunteered to serve as a reserve man. His vast experience, modesty and confidence were a solid bed of experience and calm.
In 1985, Avner married Orit, and a few years later they built their home in Modi'in.
From a permanent service from the Ofek unit in 2007, and although sought after in the high-tech civilian industry, he chose to devote his time to those he loved most; his children and what he loved most; the love of Torah and the land, education and expansion, and flight.
He studied Talmud in the Jerusalem Seminary 'Ra'u', at the Megalim Institute - the Jerusalem Institute of Higher Education and at the Kiddush HaChodesh Studies Institute at the Kerem BeYavne Yeshiva.
In his city of Modi'in, he became one of the pillars of his community where he founded and taught a weekly Gemara class in the synagogue. At Bar Ilan University, he was accepted for a PhD in Science, Philosophy and Society and studied for his PhD.
At the same time, he continued to volunteer for reserve days in a squadron.
He fell in operational activity in the Romanian mountains on Tu Be'av, (26.7.2010)
He has been immortalized as what he was: aTorah and book lover
The Torah Community Library at the Yeshiva bears his name.
Since the fall, the extended Goldman family has become part of the Meir Harel family.
The story of his life was also commemorated this week in the memorial plaque of the Yeshiva